Personal Injury

Should I File a Workers Comp or Personal Injury Claim?

Most people do not expect to be hurt at work. But, in 2019, private industry employers reported 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses.  If you have been hurt or injured at work, we know you may be stressed and confused. You may be wondering whether it’s better to file a workers’ compensation claim or… read more

How to Spot a Fake Lawyer

An impressive website or large, fully furnished office does not guarantee you are dealing with a licensed attorney. On the contrary, it could mean that a fake lawyer is scamming you. It could also mean that you are about to lose thousands of dollars or have your identity stolen. An Example of a Fake Law… read more

Can You Sue for Emotional Distress?

Most people associate traffic accidents and other personal injuries with physical injuries. While it is common to sustain broken bones, brain injury, and other physical injuries in an accident, it is also common to experience emotional distress. Being injured in a car accident, slip and fall, workplace accident, or other incidents can be one of… read more

Who Are Plaintiffs and Defendants in a Personal Injury Case?

In personal injury cases, there are two sides: the plaintiff and the defendant.  The plaintiff is the party that brings the lawsuit in the first place. They argue with evidence and witness testimony that they have been injured by another party’s negligent or intentionally harmful conduct. The defendant might be a person, business, or some… read more

What is Loss of Consortium?

When you sustain a severe injury because of an accident, you may sustain a variety of damages. Damages include the physical injuries caused by the accident. They also include financial losses, as well as pain and suffering.  If your injuries were caused by another party’s wrongdoing or negligent acts, that party could be financially responsible… read more

9 Things You Should Know About a Free Lawyer Consultation

Most lawyers offer a free consultation to potential clients who are in the process of seeking legal representation. These meetings are mutually beneficial. Lawyers have an opportunity to share information about themselves and win a client’s confidence, and clients have an opportunity to “interview” the lawyer, talk about their situation, and get some initial advice…. read more

Six Signs You’ve Hired a Bad Attorney & Tips to Help You Choose the Right One in the Future

When life throws a curveball – like a car accident or slip and fall – it is helpful to have an experienced, competent attorney on your side. Having a great attorney means peace of mind in stressful situations. Having a bad attorney makes an already stressful situation worse. But evaluating your working relationship with your… read more

What Exactly Can a Process Server Do to Serve Papers in Texas?

When a person decides to take legal action against another—like filing a lawsuit after getting hurt in a car accident—they are required by law to notify the other party promptly. Each state has various rules and regulations that govern this process.  Some of those rules include: The person who delivers the papers to the defendant… read more

How are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?

How do you place a value on the pain and suffering caused by a negligent driver or a medical error? Is there enough money to compensate an accident victim for the suffering caused by an injury that was not the victim’s fault? The answer is no, but a monetary award is the only way the… read more

My Attorney Screwed Up My Case…What Are My Rights?

One of the most important decisions you make about any legal proceeding is who will represent you. The lawyer you choose is meant to be your advocate before the court and provide you with competent legal advice. While the overwhelming majority of lawyers give a good faith effort in promoting and defending their clients’ interests,… read more